Developments in German Politics 3 / Edition 1

Developments in German Politics 3 / Edition 1

by Stephen Padgett
     
 

Provides an integrated and systematic assessment of current trends in the Federal Republic as it confronts the challenges of the early 21st century.

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Provides an integrated and systematic assessment of current trends in the Federal Republic as it confronts the challenges of the early 21st century.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780822332664
Publisher:
Duke University Press Books
Publication date:
11/15/2003
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

List of Maps, Figures and Tables
Preface
Notes on the Contributors
List of Abbreviations
Glossary
Introduction1
1Government at the Centre17
2Federalism and Territorial Politics38
3Voter Choice and Electoral Politics60
4The 'New Model' Party System82
5Policy-Making in a New Political Landscape101
6Political Economy: The German Model under Stress121
7The Welfare State: Incremental Transformation143
8The Europeanization of German Governance161
9Foreign and Security Policy184
10Germany and Europe206
11Towards on Open Society? Citizenship and Immigration227
12The Environment and Nuclear Power248
13Political Culture and Identity: The Post-Unification Search for 'Inner Unity'269
Guide to Further Reading288
Bibliography292
Index315

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